chloroma

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chloroma

[klə′rō·mə]
(medicine)
A focal tumorous proliferation of granulocytes, with or without the blood findings of granulocytic leukemia; the sectioned surfaces of the mass are green.
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However, not all chloromas are green; therefore, the term granulocytic sarcoma is more appropriate (Neiman et al.
Also known as chloroma, myeloblastoma, or extramedullary leukemia, granulocytic sarcomas can be found in almost every part of the body, such as the bones, orbit, paranasal sinuses, para- and intraspinal spaces, brain, skin, stomach, colon, kidney, breast, cervix, and vagina (Nishimura, Kyuma, Kamijo, & Maruta, 2004).
Johnston was afflicted with a particularly aggressive type of APL called chloromas and had previously failed other approved therapies.